MISSION, TX – A 4-year-old boy was rescued by a joint effort between firefighters and police after six hours when he fell down a 44-foot deep well. At 2 am local time, the boy was pulled from the hole by firefighters. The boy was lodged in the well approximately 8 to 10 feet down the shaft. He was flown to the hospital.
The incredible moment rescuers pulled out a 4-yr-old boy that fell into a well hole in Garceño. So proud of our Mission firefighters & all 1st responders that rescued the child after 6 long hrs. Pit was only 8-10 inches in diameter. It's a Christmas miracle! pic.twitter.com/Ntj6XydlZ2
— City of Mission, TX (@CityOfMissionTX) December 9, 2020
“The child that fell in the water well yesterday was admitted last night to the hospital where he is listed in stable condition. Child is undergoing tests and is being monitored,” the Starr County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement last night.